The community health center for Hamilton will be getting some federal funding again this year.

U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced that Sapphire Community Health Inc. will be getting $704,000 in the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill.

The money is part of over $2 million in critical funding for three Montana community health centers.

The others are Custer County Community Health Center in Miles City with $919,183 and Marias Healthcare Services in Shelby with $717,936.

Daines said, "Montana's community health centers provide access to affordable healthcare."

Sapphire Community Health is at 316 North Third in Hamilton.

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